May 20, 2015

Family of Rosa Parks reflect on her personal memorabilia at the Library of Congress

By Stacy A. Anderson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The family of civil rights activist Rosa Parks is thankful her memorabilia and personal items finally have […]
May 19, 2015

Authorities find 6 bodies in Guyana mining accident; 4 still missing

GEORGETOWN, Guyana AP)_ Rescue crews in Guyana have recovered the bodies of six miners who had been missing since an open-pit gold mine collapsed in the […]
May 19, 2015

Haiti justice ministry grants appeal of abuse case against US citizen who runs orphanage

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Haitian justice authorities are making plans for a new criminal trial against a U.S. citizen who has […]
May 19, 2015

Police say tourist from Texas drowns during beach vacation in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica(AP) _ Authorities say an American tourist has drowned while swimming at a beach in eastern Jamaica. The Jamaica Constabulary Force on Monday identified the […]
May 16, 2015

Sister, brother in Jamaica face hearing in quadruple homicide

KINGSTON, Jamaica(AP) _ Authorities in Jamaica say a woman and her brother charged in the fatal shooting of three teenage boys and a man in the […]
May 15, 2015

Foundation of retired South African archbishop Tutu says granddaughter faces criminal charge

JOHANNESBURG(AP) _ A South African foundation says a criminal charge has been laid against a granddaughter of retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Police say they are investigating […]
May 15, 2015

23 year old found guilty in Missouri of exposing sex partner to HIV, endangering 4 others

ST. CHARLES, Mo.(AP) _ Jurors in Missouri have found a 23-year-old man guilty of infecting another man with HIV and endangering four others while attending college […]
May 15, 2015

Obama on B.B. King’s death: ‘There’s going to be one killer blues session in heaven tonight’

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama says of the death of blues legend B.B. King, there’s “going to be one killer blues session in heaven tonight.” The […]
May 15, 2015

Bill Cosby says he still has something to say about education, assault claims aside

By Lynn Elber THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Bill Cosby said young people should separate what he has to say about their future from sexual […]
May 14, 2015

Armed militia raped more than 120 women in eastern Congo after attack, aid group says

By Carley Petesch THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DAKAR, Senegal _ Members of an armed militia raped women en masse in Congo earlier this month after attacking and […]
May 14, 2015

Ex director of US Virgin Islands legislature sent to prison for 5 years in corruption case

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Virgin Islands _ A former official with the legislature of the U.S. Virgin Islands has been sentenced to prison in a corruption case. Louis […]
May 14, 2015

Jury begins 1st full day of deliberating whether Boston Marathon bomber gets life or death

By Denise Lavoie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON _ Jurors began their first full day of deliberations Thursday to decide whether Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves […]